He tried unsuccefully to strong arm his ‘way’ on Jan. 6 2020….
That did NOT work…
It has resulted in. over 800 people arrested and criminal iquiries from the Fed’s and in several states….
Donald Trump maybe worried…
He seems to be mounting his defense….
Run FOR office again to try to erase the “LOSER’ sign hanging around his neck….
And IF he was able to pull off the greatest political circus act in America’s history?
It appears he’s gonna try to emulate his buddy Russian President Putin….
Try to be President ‘for life’…..
Yesterday, an ex-president who had tried to overturn a democratic election by violence returned to Washington, D.C., to call for law and order. Again and again, the speech reversed reality. The ex-president who had spread an actual big lie against the legitimacy of the 2020 election tried to appropriate the phrase big lie to use against his opponents. The ex-president who had fired an acting FBI director days before that official’s pension was due to be vested lamented that police officers might lose their pension for doing their job.
Yet scrape aside the audacity, the self-pity, and the self-aggrandizement, and there was indeed an idea in Donald Trump’s speech at a conference hosted by the America First Policy Institute: a sinister idea, but one to take seriously….
Much of this may be hot air. All of it would require huge legal changes, and some of it would require the 6–3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court to overturn established precedents. You should listen to Trump’s speech less as an agenda of things to be done, and more as an indication of the direction of Trump’s thought….
Instead, and as always, the opportunity that most fascinates Trump is the opportunity to use the law as a weapon: a weapon to shield his own wrongdoing, a weapon to wield against his political opponents.
Trump’s first term was mitigated by his ignorance, indolence, and incompetence. Since the humiliation of his 2020 defeat, however, Trump has been studying how to use a second chance if he gets one….